In this stimulating work, a leading European scientist takes a critical look at theories and ideas at the heart of orthodox electromagnetics. Characterized by its author as an "essay in constructive criticism," the book has as its chief purpose an examination, through careful analysis of standard texts and treatises, of accepted theory and the presentation of guidelines for a reconstruction in the field. Unfettered by dogma, authority, or consensus, this is a work in the great... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Electromagnetism, Eletricidade E Eletronica (Fisica), Elektromagnetisme, physics
Our Lord said, "Learn of me, because I am meek, and humble of heart." (Matt 11:29) And also, "Amen, I say to you, unless you be converted and become as little children, you shall not enter into the kingdom of Heaven." (Matt 18:3) This classic study in humility describes the nature of that virtue typical of all Saints - the one virtue that underlies every other virtue and without which none of us will enter Heaven. Says, "Impregnate yourself with humility, and you will... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Humility, Religious, Catholic Church, Spiritual life, Virtues
1. La cosmologie hellénique.--2. La cosmologie hellénique (suite) L'astronomie latine au Moyen Age.--3. L'astronomie latine au Moyen Age (suite)--4. L'astronomie latine au Moyen Age (suite) La crue de l'aristotélisme.--5. La crue de l'aristotélisme (suite)--6. Le reflux de l'aristotélisme; les condamnations de 1277.--7-9. La physique parisienne au XIVe siècle.--10. La cosmologie du XVe siècle; écoles et universités au XVe siècle ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Cosmology, Astronomy
La Profezia Degno Pastore (The Worthy Shepherd Prophecy) By Blessed Tomasuccio de Foligno, 14th Century "One from beyond the mountains shall become the Vicar Of God. Religious and clerics shall take part in this change.Outside the true path, there will be only disreputable men; I shrug my shoulders when the Bark of Peter is in danger and there is no one to lend it help...The schismatic shall fall into the scorn of the Italian faithful..." By about twelve years shall the millennium... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: prophesy, blessed, pope, schism
The Internet's Own Boy depicts the life of American computer programmer, writer, political organizer and Internet activist Aaron Swartz. It features interviews with his family and friends as well as the internet luminaries who worked with him. The film tells his story up to his eventual suicide after a legal battle, and explores the questions of access to information and civil liberties that drove his work. ( 14 reviews ) Topics: Aaron Swartz, documentary, hacktivism, suicide, jstor, MIT, CFAA, Cory Doctorow, Tim Berners-Lee,...